Tag: loved ones

Baros named “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for seventh time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 15:15

Baros, the Maldivian-owned boutique island resort, has been awarded as the “Indian Ocean’s Most Romantic Resort” for the seventh consecutive year at the 26th World Travel Awards ceremony held recently ... Read More

Exploring America in a RV: Lifestyle travel for 15 million Americans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 21:33

An annual survey by the RV Industry Association finds that 88% of RV owners in the United States plan to use their RVs as much or more than they did ... Read More

Studying abroad will become easier by 2021

editor editor- May 21, 2019 23:15

It's a goal that many students set for their education: To study abroad. However, for many, it is a daunting task. However, the benefits of studying abroad often outweigh the ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really traveling anywhere. On Sunday the ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting to visit Iraq reads: Do ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka Tourism discusses measures taken to ensure the safety and ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by Sri Lanka Tourism officials and ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on Sunday the veteran chef was ... Read More

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:19

Boeing issued the following statement regarding the release today of the preliminary investigation report of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on the Boeing Max ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 02:14

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has been under serious attack by the global aviation industry after 2 ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

‘Sadness and solidarity’: UN honors staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 18:15

Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva to remember and honor the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa ... Read More

Why Boeing now supports grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 19:09

It took U.S President Trump, who just recently proudly announced a giant order Boeing 737 Max while in Vietnam, to get Boeing to support the grounding of this aircraft. After Boeings ... Read More

Presidential Emergency Order: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 grounded in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 18:33

US President Donald Trump issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and also Boeing 737 Max 9. Flights on route to a destination are allowed to finish their ... Read More

UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:25

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in mourning at the loss of one of our team when an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed near Addis Ababa, ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 19:34

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by the terrible plane crash today near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that claimed the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:55

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered questions in regards to the crash of ET 302 today. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 11:44

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ET 302 /March 10 on a scheduled flight from Addis ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:10

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree shortly before 6:20 p.m. Sunday. The train had left Seattle ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of 27%. Valentine’s Day falling on ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 18:31

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017. ... Read More

The hidden costs of ‘kiss & fly’ drop-off lanes at UK airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:20

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travelers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and fly’ lift to the airport. ... Read More

Lufthansa: Working while others go on vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 20:10

Achim Bergmann will be celebrating Christmas with his family this year – just like any other year. His wife’s birthday is on 23 December, both kids are studying in different ... Read More

Diamond Princess joins Sapphire Princess in Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 01:29

Diamond Princess has arrived in Singapore from Japan to join Sapphire Princess for a homeporting season that will last until March 2019. This is the first time that Princess Cruises ... Read More

Heathrow: The Great British take off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 06:20

Today at Heathrow, Great British Bake Off 2016 winner, Candice Brown and food artist Michele Wibowo unveiled a 50kg gingerbread model of the airport, created to surprise travelling passengers this ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett mourns the death of Senator Frank Pringle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has offered condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Senator Donald Frank McKenzie Pringle, who died yesterday, at the age of 88. ... Read More

Airlines for America Forecasts Busy Air Travel this Holiday Season

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:20

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today projected that 45.7 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines over the 18-day winter holiday travel ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

SCTA launches “top the joy of Eid with your loved ones”

editor editor- December 1, 2008 04:22

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) launched last Saturday the promotional campaign, "Top the Joy of Eid with Your Loved Ones." Read More